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before martin luther king jr. day and after newtown, uma. >> sounds like a lot of folks are out there and it is quite loud. >> thank you very much. >> critics in congress worry about the second amendment rights and said the white house proposal will not stop gun violence. the house judd committee will look at whether the president's executive orders are constitutional. joining us is a member of that communitiee. congressman gouty. thank you for joining us. >> thank you and good morning from south carolina. >> hello to south carolina. do you think there are specific concerns in the proposal that infringe and challenge the constitution? there are two proposals. the executive orders will be analyzed. i am not a huge fan much executive order and i am not. when there is it a republican president or democrat president. i analyzed executive orders and some of them, for instance call are on the fbi to enforce law. why didn't you have already done that. and why did it take newtown to ask them to enforce the law. others with mental health may make people feel better. but the reality is th
a certain amount of tone deafness, politically and insensitivity coming so close to martin luther king day. and then also coming so close in the shadow of, if you will, of the newtown shooting. >> rick: catherine herridge in warrenton, verge, thank you. >> arthel: there is shocking video as an assassination attempt overseas is caught on tape. it's unbelievable. a would-be assassin pulls out a gun on a law maker in bulgaria. thankfully the weapon jammed. allowing the startled speaker to knock it out of the way and seconds later, you see what happens. the gunman is tackled by the ground by security, leaving him bruised and bloodied. it's still unclear how he was able to get past security in the first place. >> rick: the presidential inauguration festivities kicking off today with a national day of service. various activities taking place. michelle obama and dr. biden, the wife of the vice president, hosting an event. usher and others set to perform. molly henneberg now. the first and second families are involved in a national day of service today. what did they do? >> hi. good to sigh. they
and always way to celebrate a couple of days early dr. martin luther king day. president obama and his family went to an elementary school in washington to help with the school makeover project. here you see the president and mrs. obama looking at bookshelf. they talked about the importance of this day. >> this inauguration, we're going to be -- it's a symbol of how our democracy work and how we peacefully transfer power but it should be an affirmation we're all in this together. >> molly: the vice president and his family participated in the national day of service. they filled care packages for deployed servicemen and women. mr. biden says the troops overseas that we remember them. the area around the washington monument there were opportunities for people that wanted to get involved. they could make cards for foster care children, create a mural, learn how to use recycled materials and more. here is what some of the participants said about the events. >> came all the way from las vegas for the inauguration and a day of service. >> i think it is important because we can take communities bac
appreciation day today really show a certain amount of political tone deafness coming right before martin luther king day and also in the wake of newtown, connecticut. >> kelly: chief correspondent katherine herridge, thank you. >> jamie: so many sides and issue over this debate as gun control intensifies. the president of the national rifle association says he's received hundreds of death threats. he says on a radio talk show and he says that his kids are getting these threats. >> i've gotten, dozens of hundreds of death threats. my son, who has the same name as i do, had somebody post a death threat on his facebook page and when he and my daughter came back, i don't know how you do all of this stuff on the computer, came back and said you know, actually this isn't to him, but he is our dad and we think he's a pretty good guy, they came back and said now we know you're their children, we wish you'd be killed and he would feel bad about it. >> he says he's always been a target for people who want tougher gun control laws and the threats increased over the beginning of the debate and gun c
. martin luther king jr. as well as one used by the late president lincoln. listen. >> two figures i admire more than anyone american history are dr. king and president lincoln so for me to have the opportunity to be sworn in using the bibles these two men that i admire so deeply on the 150th anniversary of the emancipation and 50th anniversary of the march on washington is fitting. >> for the official swearing in today, he use the the family bible that is for his wife's family. and vice president biden was sworn in a few hours before because justice sotomayor had to leave to catch a plane to be in new york city this morning for a book signing. i bet her book has gotten a push in sales after the talk about her going to the bush signing. >> her agent did a good job scheduling that. >> preview of the second term in tomorrow's inaugural address? >>reporter: he has big themes to focus on from the idea the nation should come together we have heard in many addresses before and a call to action saying citizens should still be engaged with the political system long after the campaign has ended. rep
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